Posts Tagged With: Sound

TRANE

 

“I want to speak to their souls.”

 

~ John Coltrane ~

 

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WORDS LIKE CLAY

 

“I prefer the absurdity of writing poems
to the absurdity of not writing poems.”

 

~ Wisława Szymborska ~

 

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SING

 

“Singing, it’s like it’s like loving somebody,
it’s a supreme emotional and physical experience.”

 

~ Janis Joplin ~

 

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FLIGHTS OF FANCY

 

“Some might think that the creativity, imagination,
and flights of fancy that give my life meaning are insanity.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

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THE MOVEMENT OF AIR

 

“A painter paints pictures on canvas.
But musicians paint their pictures on silence.”

 

~ Leopold Stokowski ~

 

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DIMENSIONS

 

“Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at the Musee du Louvre in Paris in February 2007.


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WHAT IT COST ME

 

“Passion pursues; love surrenders.”

 

~ Janet Todd ~

 

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IN SEPARATE ROOMS FOR YEARS

 

“A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.”

 

~ Michel de Montaigne ~

 

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OCTOBER OCTAVES

 

“Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.”

 

~ Norman Maclean ~

 

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JUST A LITTLE LICK

 

“She was so small she could make mamba in a telephone booth.”

 

~ Bill Haley ~

 

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SAXOPHONES

 

“Sob on the long cool winding saxophones. Go to it, O jazzmen.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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NOT FADE AWAY

 

“You show me continents, I see the islands,
You count the centuries, I blink my eyes.”

 

~ Bjork ~

 

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LADDER TO THE MOON

 

“That I could clamber to the frozen moon.
And draw the ladder after me.” 

 

~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

 

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BLACK CLOUDS DANCING

 

“We don’t see things as they are, 
we see them as we are.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

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PASSION PLAY

 

“I shape beauty to human mouths,
give wings to insight.
I make naked the word.”

 

~ The Dialogue of the Two Sages ~

 

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ICARUS’ SISTER

 

“It was sad and fierce all at once,
alive with a lonely purity.”

 

~ Karen Russell ~

 

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VERSE TOUJOURS

 

“Poems come out of wonder, not out of knowing.”

 

~ Lucille Clifton ~

 

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UNWRAPS THE COBWEBS

 

“Only the united beat of sex and the heart can create ecstasy.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in a Paris fleamarket in June 2019.


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THE DARK DOOR

 

“The most beautiful things are those
that madness prompts and reason writes.”

 

~ André Gide ~

 

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RAINBOWS RAINING DOWN

 

“Poetry is a phantom script
telling how rainbows are made
and why they go away.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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